The first table below looks at the demand for Elasticsearch skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Elasticsearch over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Elasticsearch
Rank 492 539 587
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +48
Contract jobs citing Elasticsearch 96 24 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.047% 0.003%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.99% 0.28% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 20 2
Average daily rate
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£463 £350 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £280 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9649 8688 9865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.66% 16.99% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5693 4960 5613
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 393 424 444
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%

Elasticsearch
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Elasticsearch within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Elasticsearch Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Elasticsearch
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Elasticsearch within the UK.

Elasticsearch Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Elasticsearch
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Elasticsearch within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Elasticsearch Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Elasticsearch
Top 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Elasticsearch within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +33 87 £475 +35.71% 28
London +57 66 £513 +46.42% 25
South East - 13 £438 - 2
City of London +18 7 £450 +27.65% 6
Cardiff - 6 £293 - 1
South Wales - 6 £293 - 1
Wales - 6 £293 - 1
North West - 4 £249 -
South West - 3 £300 - 1
Scotland - - - - 1
Southwark - - - -
East of England - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Bath - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Somerset - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Elasticsearch
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Elasticsearch also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Elasticsearch.

1 74 (45.40%) Java
2 69 (42.33%) TDD
3 66 (40.49%) Linux
4 59 (36.20%) Apache Cassandra
5 58 (35.58%) MongoDB
5 58 (35.58%) Jenkins
6 56 (34.36%) NoSQL
7 55 (33.74%) Continuous Integration
8 53 (32.52%) Open Source
9 51 (31.29%) JavaScript
10 50 (30.67%) MySQL
11 48 (29.45%) Hadoop
12 46 (28.22%) Puppet
13 45 (27.61%) Agile Software Development
14 44 (26.99%) DevOps
15 41 (25.15%) Opscode Chef
15 41 (25.15%) Big Data
15 41 (25.15%) HTML
15 41 (25.15%) Apache
15 41 (25.15%) CSS
16 38 (23.31%) PHP
17 36 (22.09%) Perl
17 36 (22.09%) Redis
18 34 (20.86%) Web Services
18 34 (20.86%) OO
18 34 (20.86%) Python
18 34 (20.86%) Git (software)
19 32 (19.63%) HTML5
20 31 (19.02%) BDD
20 31 (19.02%) SQL

Elasticsearch
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Elasticsearch also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Elasticsearch. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 41 (25.15%) Apache
2 28 (17.18%) Apache Solr
3 23 (14.11%) Node.js
4 9 (5.52%) Apache Pig
5 7 (4.29%) Tomcat
5 7 (4.29%) IIS
5 7 (4.29%) nginx
6 5 (3.07%) CMS
6 5 (3.07%) Confluence
6 5 (3.07%) Umbraco
7 4 (2.45%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (1.23%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (1.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 29 (17.79%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.29%) SaaS
3 6 (3.68%) GitHub
4 4 (2.45%) IaaS
5 3 (1.84%) Heroku
5 3 (1.84%) Joyent
6 2 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.84%) Firewall
1 3 (1.84%) SAN
1 3 (1.84%) LDAP
1 3 (1.84%) VPN
1 3 (1.84%) DNS
1 3 (1.84%) NAS
1 3 (1.84%) VLAN
1 3 (1.84%) iSCSI
2 2 (1.23%) Internet
3 1 (0.61%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (36.20%) Apache Cassandra
2 58 (35.58%) MongoDB
3 56 (34.36%) NoSQL
4 50 (30.67%) MySQL
5 48 (29.45%) Hadoop
6 41 (25.15%) Big Data
7 36 (22.09%) Redis
8 26 (15.95%) CouchDB
9 19 (11.66%) Riak
10 10 (6.13%) Apache Hive
11 9 (5.52%) Couchbase
11 9 (5.52%) HBase
12 7 (4.29%) Relational Database
13 6 (3.68%) Pentaho
14 5 (3.07%) SQL Server
14 5 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (3.07%) Impala
15 3 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (1.84%) RDBMS
15 3 (1.84%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 58 (35.58%) Jenkins
2 34 (20.86%) Git (software)
3 19 (11.66%) Hudson
4 11 (6.75%) JIRA
5 9 (5.52%) Maven
6 8 (4.91%) TeamCity
7 6 (3.68%) Talend Open Studio
7 6 (3.68%) NUnit
7 6 (3.68%) Subversion
8 4 (2.45%) Grunt
8 4 (2.45%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.84%) JUnit
9 3 (1.84%) PHPUnit
9 3 (1.84%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.84%) Selenium
9 3 (1.84%) PhantomJS
9 3 (1.84%) Behat
10 2 (1.23%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.61%) IntelliJ
General
1 13 (7.98%) Finance
2 10 (6.13%) Back Office
3 8 (4.91%) Legal
4 3 (1.84%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.84%) Publishing
5 1 (0.61%) Retail
5 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.61%) Advertising
5 1 (0.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 98 (60.12%) Developer
2 26 (15.95%) Java Developer
3 24 (14.72%) DevOps Engineer
4 21 (12.88%) Architect
4 21 (12.88%) JavaScript Developer
5 19 (11.66%) Programmer
6 15 (9.20%) PHP Developer
7 11 (6.75%) Web Developer
8 10 (6.13%) Perl Developer
9 9 (5.52%) DevOps Architect
10 8 (4.91%) Lead Architect
10 8 (4.91%) Web Programmer
10 8 (4.91%) .NET Developer
11 7 (4.29%) Senior Developer
11 7 (4.29%) Lead Developer
12 6 (3.68%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 5 (3.07%) Software Engineer
14 4 (2.45%) Umbraco Developer
14 4 (2.45%) Search Engineer
14 4 (2.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (25.15%) HTML
1 41 (25.15%) CSS
2 34 (20.86%) Web Services
3 32 (19.63%) HTML5
4 29 (17.79%) RabbitMQ
4 29 (17.79%) AngularJS
5 26 (15.95%) CSS3
6 24 (14.72%) RESTful
7 22 (13.50%) LAMP
8 19 (11.66%) .NET
8 19 (11.66%) jQuery
8 19 (11.66%) KnockoutJS
8 19 (11.66%) REST
9 18 (11.04%) Ember.js
10 16 (9.82%) XML
11 13 (7.98%) Lucene
11 13 (7.98%) JSON
11 13 (7.98%) Apache Camel
12 12 (7.36%) Spring
12 12 (7.36%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 53 (32.52%) Open Source
2 18 (11.04%) Wiki
3 11 (6.75%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.68%) Data Integration
4 6 (3.68%) Social Network
5 3 (1.84%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.84%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.84%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.84%) New Media
6 2 (1.23%) Semantic Web
6 2 (1.23%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.23%) Derivative
6 2 (1.23%) Social Media
7 1 (0.61%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.61%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.61%) iPad
7 1 (0.61%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.61%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 66 (40.49%) Linux
2 24 (14.72%) CentOS
3 20 (12.27%) Debian
4 14 (8.59%) UNIX
5 8 (4.91%) Windows
6 6 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.45%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.84%) Solaris
8 3 (1.84%) SmartOS
9 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.61%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (42.33%) TDD
2 55 (33.74%) Continuous Integration
3 45 (27.61%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (26.99%) DevOps
5 34 (20.86%) OO
6 31 (19.02%) BDD
6 31 (19.02%) Scrum
7 26 (15.95%) MVC
8 23 (14.11%) Software Engineering
9 22 (13.50%) Automated Testing
10 21 (12.88%) Web Development
11 18 (11.04%) Web Application Development
11 18 (11.04%) Analytics
11 18 (11.04%) Event-Driven Architecture
12 10 (6.13%) Configuration Management
13 9 (5.52%) E-Commerce
13 9 (5.52%) OOD
13 9 (5.52%) Release Management
13 9 (5.52%) Load Testing
14 8 (4.91%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 74 (45.40%) Java
2 51 (31.29%) JavaScript
3 38 (23.31%) PHP
4 36 (22.09%) Perl
5 34 (20.86%) Python
6 31 (19.02%) SQL
7 21 (12.88%) Bash Shell
8 20 (12.27%) Ruby
9 17 (10.43%) Scala
10 15 (9.20%) C#
11 5 (3.07%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.23%) Golang
12 2 (1.23%) Clojure
12 2 (1.23%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.61%) C++
13 1 (0.61%) C
13 1 (0.61%) PHP5
13 1 (0.61%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (9.82%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.20%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.23%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (1.23%) Degree
4 1 (0.61%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.91%) Varnish
2 3 (1.84%) NFS
2 3 (1.84%) Docker
3 2 (1.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 46 (28.22%) Puppet
2 41 (25.15%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (16.56%) Salt
4 23 (14.11%) ZABBIX
5 20 (12.27%) Nagios
6 19 (11.66%) Cacti
7 16 (9.82%) Ansible
8 11 (6.75%) Vagrant
9 4 (2.45%) StatsD
10 3 (1.84%) logstash
11 1 (0.61%) YUM
11 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.61%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.61%) Kibana
Vendors
1 29 (17.79%) Red Hat
2 22 (13.50%) Rackspace
3 9 (5.52%) Oracle
3 9 (5.52%) JBoss
4 8 (4.91%) Zend
5 6 (3.68%) Talend
6 5 (3.07%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.07%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.23%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.23%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.23%) Google
8 1 (0.61%) VMware
8 1 (0.61%) Sybase
8 1 (0.61%) Elastic Path
8 1 (0.61%) Splunk
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